How To Safely Root Infinix Hot Note X551 On 5.1 Lollipop

In this guide, you will learn How To Safely Root Infinix Hot Note X551 On 5.1 Lollipop.W will be using SP Flash tool (Smart Flash tool) to get root access on Hot Note X551.

If you have an Infinix Hot Note X551 and you have updated it to the latest android lollipop 5.1 and now want to root it then just follow this simple and easy guide to Safely Root Infinix Hot Note X551 On 5.1 Lollipop.

This guide is only for Infinix Hot Note X551 running android lollipop 5.1, so do check your android version and model number.


*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin rooting your device.

How To Safely Root Infinix Hot Note X551 On 5.1 Lollipop

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Infinix Hot Note  while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.


Before proceed follow some of the given steps

  • Backup your device completely, including storage, SMS, contacts, etc.
  • Enable USB debugging on your phone.

Setting->About Phone->Build Number->Tap 7 times on  build number->It will enable the developer mode in the main setting->Go to Developer->Enable the Debugging


Recovery img (download here)

SuperSU (download here), and move to microSD

How To Safely Root Infinix Hot Note X551 On 5.1 Lollipop

Step By Step Guide:

Root Infinix Hot Note X551 On 5.1 Lollipop

  • First download and extract the recovery img on your computer
  • Then download the SP Flash tool from here, and extract the files to your computer. You should get the following files as seen below, after extraction.
  • From the extracted files, open Flash_tool.exe
  • Once the flash tool is launched, then click on the download/upgrade tab and click on scatter loading button
  • Now, locate the scatter file, which is in the recovery folder you extracted
  • After that, click download to begin flashing process.
  • The Flashing process would be in progress, and a Green button would appear once the process is completed.
  • After that, unplug your device and boot to recovery,(volume up(+) and power button for 4-5 secs ).
  • Then go to the recovery main menu, then choose install ZIP from SD Card, then select the SuperSU Zip file and install immediately.
  • Once the installation process is completed, simply go back main recovery menu and tap on Reboot system, and your device would be rebooted.

DONE!!! You have successfully rooted your Infinix Hot Note Device.

To verify the root status install Root Checker.

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15 thoughts on “How To Safely Root Infinix Hot Note X551 On 5.1 Lollipop”

  1. Hey. Thanks for the tutorial. I want to update my infinix x551 lollipop but can’t do that without unrooting and flashing the stock recovery. Could you upload the stock recovery img or email it to me please. Thanks in advance.

    • This is only for Infinix Note.We don’t have Infinix Note 2 in our office, so can’t tell you.But we recommend yo to do a quick google search you can find some good tutorial on that.
      We will post an article on root for Note 2 is coming days

  2. I entered this code on my hot note and since then it can’t be read on a computer unless I restart the phone and the problem is I forgot the code.I tried formatting but it won’t change.HELP.

  3. I upgrade firmware but my phone can’t switch on still not working nothing anything These guy Droidweed help me help me to fix the problem


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